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Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship Application

The Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship (LTMS) honors Linda Thompson, who was a vital part of the Destination Management Company (DMC) profession and event industry. She was an owner of Cappa and Graham, Inc. in San Francisco, CA and a vital part of the DMC Network.  Linda dedicated herself to mentoring young professionals and raising the level of excellence in the DMC industry.

Submission Deadline
Midnight EST 1 November 2021

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Submit your resume.

Guidelines
File Name: Resume - Your Last Name
Language: English
Format: PDF

20MB max

Submit a letter of recommendation from either a college / university professor or a professional in the event industry that verifies:

  • Applicant's commitment and ability to complete the educational program
  • Experience in the event management industry, whether volunteer or paid
  • Aptitude to deal with the demands of the Destination Management profession

Guidelines
File Name: Letter of Recommendation - Your Last Name
Language: English
Format: PDF

20MB max

Attach an essay (minimum 250 words) that gives us a sense of who you are by covering the following topics:

  • Explain of interest and/or knowledge in the Destination Management  / Event Management industry
  • Share the focus of your studies and goals
  • Provide details of your volunteer and extra-curricular activities
  • Share how receiving this scholarship will help you achieve your stated goals
  • Share how you think the COVID-19 pandemic is going to affect the event industry in the future?

Guidelines
File Name: Essay - Your Last Name
Language: English
Format: PDF

20MB max

Please accept my application and supporting documents for consideration for the Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship.  I certify that my submission is true and accurate.

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